Reported Annual Crime In Wood River

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWood River/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime408n/a (estimate)3,9902,4852,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWood River/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.08.25.3
Rape7n/a68.538.340.4
Robbery10n/a97.8139.3102.8
Assault20n/a195.6250.5248.5
Violent crime37n/a (estimate)362436386
Burglary55n/a537.9374.9468.9
Theft289n/a2,826.41,518.61,745.0
Vehicle theft27n/a264.1155.5236.9
Property crime371n/a (estimate)3,6282,0492,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Wood River, IL. The total number of reported crimes in Wood River, IL is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Wood River, IL crime rate is 61% higher than the Illinois average and is 41% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Wood River, IL has a violent crime rate that is 17% lower than the Illinois average and 6% lower than the national average. For property crime, Wood River, IL is 77% higher than the Illinois average and 48% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wood River is 41% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.93 daily crimes that occur in Wood River.
  • Wood River is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wood River you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wood River has increased by 31%.

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Daily Crime In Wood River (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Wood River, IL per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Illinois and on a national level. In Wood River, IL the total number of daily crimes is 1.61 times more than the Illinois average and 1.41 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Wood River, IL is 1.21 times less than the Illinois average and 1.07 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Wood River, IL has a daily crime rate that is 1.77 times more than the Illinois average and 1.48 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Wood River (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Wood River, IL compared to other areas of Illinois, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Wood River, IL safer than 13% when compared to other Illinois cities, and 24% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Illinois, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Wood River, IL. At this time, Wood River, IL sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wood River

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wood River is 1 in 277
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wood River is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wood River is 1 in 26
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Wood River, IL? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Wood River, IL, you have a 1 in 277 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 28. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Wood River, IL is 1 in 26.

Year Over Year Crime In Wood River (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Wood River, IL is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Wood River, IL has decreased by 26%, while the property crime rate in Wood River, IL has increased by 42% year over year. The number of total crimes in Wood River, IL has increased by 31% year over year.

Wood River police department

ItemWood RiverIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2430,690558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.63.3
There are a total of 24 Wood River police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.7% less than the Illinois average and 30.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Maryville, IL7,83788589677
Brighton, IL2,316183503686
Fairmont City, IL2,34940726767
Glen Carbon, IL12,78246771817
Troy, IL10,041149725874
Holiday Shores, IL2,785155727882
Hamel, IL1,015165775940
Wood River, IL10,3603623,6283,990

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Marlboro Village, MD10,3634882,3622,851
Mount Airy, NC10,3644454,9405,384
Bluefield, WV10,3661,0972,0203,117
Madera Acres, CA10,3665923,3973,989
Sandy, OR10,369741,7501,824
Wood River, IL10,3603623,6283,990
Source: The Wood River, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.